Sign of the times: American Sign Language thrives on campusAt the chalkboard is senior lecturer Brenda Schertz, a whirlwind of energy who has been teaching ASL for more than 20 years at institutions including Northeastern University, Emerson College, the University of Southern Maine and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
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Language & the Law - LING 2223
Discover how language impacts the theory and practice of law. Topics include: origins of legal language, linguistics in the courtroom, plagiarism and language rights. This course also introduces areas of linguistics such as syntax, semantics, pragmatics and sociolinguistics, which explicate a wide range of legal matters where both spoken and written language come to fore.